Tag Archives: art

Dear Lauryn Hill Fans,

A few years ago someone offered me tickets to see Lauryn Hill. I’m pretty sure I could have figured out how to make the tickets, my life and my wallet…

When Doves Get Real Sad

Troy Gua takes art, design, ideas and admiration to a whole new level y’all. I’ve been following his efforts via Facebook for a couple of years now. I found him…

Get To Know An HBG (Happy Black Girl) Crystal C. Mercer

Folks stay talking about The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. Once in awhile, we take a different approach and highlight the fascinating array of happy black girls and guys (hbg’s) we…

The Art of Asking

I’ve been crafting things with the Happy Black Girl in mind long before I ever knew that’s what I was doing. Sometimes I would enlist the help of friends, other…

Get To Know An HBG (Happy Black Girl) Mariah Rankine-Landers

Folks stay talking about The Good,The Bad and The Ugly. Once in awhile, we take a different approach and highlight the fascinating array of happy black girls and guys (hbg’s)…

Happy Black Girl Trading Cards!

  In the Summer of 2012 The Happy Black Girl (just an idea at the time) sent letters to 25 HBGs requesting they take part in an art project. Potential participants were…

Kenya still got a white man in her pocket

Kenya (Robinson) is an avid blogger, tumblrer-, and mischievous contributor to the Arts & Culture Section of the Huffington Post. She’s also the inaugural resident for Recess Activities’ online residency ANALOG and a recent MFA graduate…